Platanus occidentalis

A tree of moist bottomland forest, also cultivated.

Looking up the trunk of a tree at McCormick's Creek State Park, 6/30/04.

A leaf, 9/22/03.

Close-up of an inflorescence in fruit on the Indiana University campus, 12/25/03. Later, it will break apart and each of the achenes seen here will be dispersed on fluffy hairs currently concealed towards the center of the inflorescence.

Trunks with snow & moss, Hall Woods Nature Preserve, Putnam County, Indiana, 26 Dec 2009.

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